Cavalier Corner

June 2018

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28 CAVALIER CORNER The 2018 Virginia Athletics Foundation's Spring Social Tour included 12 stops throughout the state of Virginia and North Carolina. Over 2,100 VAF members, UVA alumni and fans had the opportunity to mingle with UVA head and assistant coaches and current student-athletes. Record-break - ing crowds with enthusiastic supporters helped create incredible atmospheres for our special guests to share their stories and program updates. The Voice of the Cavaliers, Dave Koehn, emceed this year's tour which featured Carla Williams, new director of athletics, Tony Bennett, head men's basketball coach, Bronco Mendenhall, head football coach, and several notable assistant coaches and student-athletes. For photo highlights from each Social stop, visit the VAF Facebook page linked from www.VirginiaAthleticsFoun - A warm thank you to those donors who gra- ciously hosted events in their cities: • Marvin and Marcia Gilliam – Bristol, VA • Dean and Anne Carter Smith and Wellford and Ann Tabor – Charlotte, NC • Charles and Tricia McDaniel – Fredericksburg, VA • Gray and Janet Ferguson – Staunton, VA • John and Gayle Goodloe – Winchester, VA Each year we look forward to the Social Tour to connect fans directly with the coaches and student-athletes who are sup- ported through the generosity of VAF do- nors. Thank you to everyone who attended this year! 28 CAVALIER CORNER event recap Spring Social Tour 2018 Bristol Social hosts Marvin and Marcia Gilliam pictured with Tony Bennett and Carla Williams. Hosts of the Winchester Social, John and Gayle Goodloe (center), pictured with Orlando Vandross, Jason Williford, football student-athlete PK Kier and Mark Atuaia. Brad and Linda Soderberg pictured with Barbour Rixey and Jeff Stredler at the Virginia Beach Social. Dave Koehn interviewing Kyle Guy and Tony Bennett at the Richmond Social. Lo Davis, student-athlete Olamide Zaccheaus and Vic So'oto on stage at the Lynchburg Social. Hosts of the Staunton Social, Gray and Janet Fergu- son (center) pose with their son, Jay, and wife Jenni- fer, men's basketball student-athlete Austin Katstra, and Dirk Katstra. Carla Williams poses with Fredericksburg Social hosts Charles and Tricia McDaniel and their children, Charlie and Jordan. Charlotte Social hosts Dean and Anne Carter Smith and Welford Tabor pose with Marques Hagans, Carla Williams, Rob Schmalz, Tony Bennett and Dirk Katstra.

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